This book is a guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within the fashion industry. From Accent to Yoke, Baby Doll to Zeitgeist, this book will prove an invaluable resource to anyone interested in fashion. Each term is explained and contextualised, giving the reader an enhanced understanding of fashion terminology. More than 250 common fashion terms are distilled and illustrated. From practical terms such as Lapel, Pattern and Crinoline Work to conceptual terms such as Minimalism and Kitsch, this book contains both modern terminology and the traditional terms still in current usage. The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design is produced in collaboration with a prestigious British fashion house.